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Etymology edit

Coined by Jan Svatopluk Presl based on Polish żarłok (glutton). Analyzable as žral +‎ -ok. From žrát (eat).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʒralok]
  • Hyphenation: žra‧lok

Noun edit

žralok m anim (related adjective žraločí)

  1. shark
    Neviděla toho žraloka pod hladinou.She didn't see the shark under the surface.
  2. the separation of the sole from the front of a shoe or boot (that makes the front of the shoe look like the open mouth of a shark)
    Zakopl jsem o obrubník a teď mám na botě žraloka.I tripped on the curb and ripped the sole off of the front of my shoe. (literally, “…and now there's a shark on my shoe.”)

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • žralok in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • žralok in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

žralok m anim (genitive singular žraloka, nominative plural žraloky, genitive plural žralokov, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. shark

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • žralok”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024